- Phone number
- Flexible hours available
Tuesday to Thursday
9am - 7pm
About me and my therapy practice
We can all face challenging times in our lives. Whether we are feeling stuck, lost, sad, confused or have yet to come to terms with the weight of our past. I provide a safe, non-judgemental and supportive set of conditions to foster a collaborative exploratory and reflective space. This can enable a greater self-awareness and self-understanding, which can lead to making different choices. The sessions are client-led, which means the content and pace of work is set by you and guided by me.
I am an integrative psychotherapist which means I am informed by a number of different schools of thought or therapeutic modalities including psychodynamic, existential and humanistic. This allows me to work flexibly according to individual client needs rather than using a one size fits all approach.
I am particularly influenced by attachment theory in terms of how our early relationships to our primary caregivers can shape and influence the way we learn to relate to the world in the present. Exploring the past can help bring a kinder more compassionate stance to why you are the way you are.
Psychotherapy can be a daunting prospect initially but I believe that in providing the right conditions, one can gently start to bring some of the burden from the shadow into the light. This can help clients that are living in isolation or denial feel more whole or less split and hopefully therefore more accepting of themselves.
Before my training as a psychotherapist, I worked in various creative industries including music and film. Through this experience, I gained an understanding of the pressures, insecurities and self-doubt that can come with that world. I aim to help clients reconnect with their true selves, which can sometimes be obscured by their adapted performance or creative personae that are designed to mask any vulnerabilities. Furthermore, I support individuals navigating the emotional highs and lows associated with creative output.
I am interested in the impact of boarding school on our personal development and the potential consequence it may have on forming emotional connections and attachments. Together, we can explore the extent to which these past experiences have shaped survival strategies that may no longer serve you as they were originally intended. To what extent has this become a maladaptive way of engaging in the world?
My first session
We will begin with an assessment session which will be up to 25 minutes in length. This offers you the opportunity to discuss your reasons for coming and the outcome you seek.
It is a chance for you as the client to see how I work and also for me to see if I am best suited to work with you you. If I think you could possibly benefit more from a different form of therapy then I would refer you to someone who is able to offer that.
What I can help with
Anxiety, Depression, Loss, Men's issues, Relationships, Self esteem, Stress, Work related issues
Types of therapy
Existential, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Phenomenological, Psychodynamic, Relational
Clients I work with
Adults, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work